IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that Nancy Flores will join McKesson as its new executive vice president, chief information officer (CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO) on Jan. 13, 2020, succeeding Kathy McElligott who announced her retirement earlier this year. Flores currently serves as CIO for Johnson Controls, where she is responsible for Global Business Services, which includes back office shared services, information technology, cybersecurity and analytics.
As McKesson’s CIO, Flores will be responsible for the enterprise business technology strategy, technology governance across the corporation, IT Security and Risk Management, infrastructure operations and service delivery to all McKesson businesses. As CTO, she will guide the overall technology direction for the company’s healthcare technology products and provide support and guidance for application development processes companywide.
“We are delighted to welcome Nancy to our executive leadership team,” said Brian Tyler, McKesson’s CEO. “She comes to us with a long track record of success, including with decades of experience in healthcare. Her experience leading strategic global technology and driving exceptional customer experience will help McKesson improve healthcare in every setting by leveraging technology solutions for our company, our customers and business partners.”
Tyler also praised McElligott’s leadership: “Kathy has helped McKesson increase its focus on data & analytics and accelerate our technology modernization. A tremendous leader, Kathy built strong teams, attracted top talent and was a force internally and externally to support and encourage more women in technology.”
Before Johnson Controls, Flores served as vice president of Business and Technology Services for Abbott Laboratories. She had a long tenure with Abbott, holding a number of leadership roles over her 22 years of service, including serving as the chief information officer. As Abbott’s CIO, she was responsible for the IT, cybersecurity, digital and analytics services organizations.
Flores earned bachelor’s degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Information Systems from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She earned her master’s degree in Mathematics from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.
About McKesson Corporation
McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, healthcare technology, community oncology and specialty care. McKesson partners with life sciences companies, manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other healthcare organizations to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities to improve patient care in every setting — one product, one partner, one patient at a time. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Company” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit www.mckesson.com.